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December 1-2, 2023

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Celebrate Christmas with friends and family at Gordon’s campus. From hot cocoa to the joyous Christmas Gala, Christmas at Gordon is everything merry and bright. Let your heart be light with us this season!

Campus Lighting Festival

Saturday, December 2

Bookstore Hours | 3-7 p.m.
Lane Student Center

The Gordon College Bookstore will be open for business on Saturday from 3-7 p.m. Make sure you ask about the 10% discount!

Wreath Decorating Class | 4–5 p.m.
Frost Hall Lobby

We are excited to offer a 1-hour Wreath Decorating Class, lead by Erica Gregory '05! There will be two styles to work from, organic or classic, and all materials will be provided. $65 per wreath; preregistration required.

Outdoor Activities | 4–7 p.m.
Clarendon Commons

In front of the A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel

The Campus Lighting Festival is the perfect way to kick off the Christmas season! This one-night event offers cocoa near the warm fire, a hayride, the campus tree lighting and community stage featuring North Shore Christian School, Gordon's Gospel Choir, The Academy at Penguin Hall, Covenant Christian Academy and alumni bands. Invite your family and friends for this wonderful community event, the tree lighting will be at 5 p.m.

Kids' Crafts | 4–7 p.m.
Chester's Place, Lane Student Center

Kids of all ages are welcome to come enjoy a craft or two throughout the evening! Inside of Chester's Place, you'll find several activities, including cookie decorating. We ask that children are accompanied by an adult.


The Christmas Gala

Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2
7:30 p.m.
A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel

The 33rd Annual Christmas Gala is an event you will not want to miss. Tickets for both evenings will go on sale on November 1 and they sell out fast!  


Winter campus scene